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my baby was diagnosed having some type of tinea versicolor, given kind of clotrimazole, does my babys skin will back to normal color with this medicine, ?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Tinea Versicolor: Tinea versicolor is a common infection of healthy people caused by a fungus that is commonly found on normal human skin. There seems to be a genetic predisposition to develop tinea versicolor, the nature of which is poorly understood. This skin condition can be controlled but rarely cured.

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Last updated Aug 20, 2013

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